School Business Manager, 37 hpw (Term Time Only) (Monkton Infants School - Academy)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/03/2024 12:00
Band 7 / SCP: 31 – (£39,186) pro rata per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Monkton Infants School - Academy
Number of posts:
Closing date:
22 Mar
Further Information
Maternity Cover – (June 2024 – July 2025) 37hpw Term Time only
Band 7 / SCP: 31 – (£39,186) pro rata per annum

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational School Business Manager who is forward-thinking with the passion and commitment to build on the impressive achievements of our school and act as a driver for further improvement.
This Post is fixed term to cover a Maternity Leave for approximately 14 months.  The successful candidate must be able to commence employment on 3rd June 2024 to enable induction training to take place.  
Monkton Infants School is a Single Academy Trust (SAT) located on 2 separate sites (Infants and Nursery).  The successful candidate will be the sole member of the office team and will be fully responsible for all finance, ICT, business administration, premises and Health and Safety. 
To be successful, you will need:
  • To be extremely organised and confident with excellent computing skills.
  • Sound financial experience as well as management of areas including Health and Safety, Administration and Facilities. 
  • To manage own time and workload effectively and have good problem-solving skills as well as attention to detail.  
  • An appropriate recognised qualification in business and administration.  A finance qualification would be advantageous.
  • The ability to operate strategically, lead, value, inspire and motivate others as well as demonstrate flexibility, teamwork and have a commitment to the school values and mission statement. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Good interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with different stake holders and service providers.
  • The courage to deliver change and who can demonstrate significant past success.  

Monkton Infants School is a close-knit, strong, friendly community with high expectations for our pupils.  If you would be interested in joining our team, please complete the application documents and return them via email to office@monktoninfants.org.uk.  If you would like further information or would like to arrange a visit to school please also contact the Business Manager on this email address.
To apply for this post please download and complete the application form which is saved in “Supporting Documents”.
Closing Date: Noon on Friday 22 March 2024.
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 15 April 2024.

  • The school is registered in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as currently set out in the Data Protection Bill.  The school is required to share some data with the Local Authority and the DfE.
  • Monkton Infants School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS.
  • In line with the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education, schools may carry out an online search as part of their due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
  • Applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, race, marital status or disability. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed. 

Monkton Infants School Academy is the Employer